Barentsburg snowmobile safari NOK 3195
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Barentsburg snowmobile safari

Experience the wonderful nature and the Russian mining settlement Barentsburg.

Heading towards Barentsburg

We are equipped and briefed before heading up Todalen then west towards Barentsburg. The journey then takes us on to Colesdalen and along the coast past Kapp Laila and Kapp Heer before arriving at the Russian mining village. Alternatively we go in Skiferdalen and across to Grøndalen before converging with Grønfjorden and Barentsburg.

Guided tour and lunch at the Russian Kitchen. Weather permitting we take the opposite route on the way back to Longyearbyen.

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Information


Book in advance


Reservations in advance are necessary as this is our most popular winter activity. You will need the required driving license for car or motorcycle to drive a snowmobile. Remember also that you have to bring this with you during the duration of the trip. Before departure there will be an introduction how to to drive the snowmobile.



Pick up and transportation


You will be picked up at your place of accommodation in Longyearbyen before the excursion begins. You will also be returned to your hotel at the end of the trip. You should be ready at the designated time as stated in your trip itinerary.



What’s included?


Included in all organised snowmobile tours are: Briefing, snowmobile, fuel, snowmobile suit, snowmobile boots, mittens, helmet, balaclava, goggles, search and rescue insurance and an experienced tour guide with snowmobiles, security equipment and a safety sled.



Clothing


We recommend you to wear warm underwear, warm outer pants and a wool sweater under the snowmobile suit. We also recommend that you have extra clothes in a backpack. For example, an extra sweater, hat and gloves.



Pregnancy


Longyearbyen hospital discourages pregnant women to attend snowmobile and dog sled rides, because it involves a risk to harm the pregnant women and the unborn child.



Changes


In the interests of the safety of participants, we reserve the right to change the route in relation to weather and snow. This will not affect the price of the tour. Participants need to follow the tour guide directions and instructions. Our tour leader takes no passengers.



Alcohol


Driving under the influence of alcohol is not accepted.



Driving license


You will need a valid driving license for either car or motor cycle to drive a snowmobile. Make sure to bring this along for the entire duration of the trip.



Cancellation fees


If cancelled 22 days or more prior to departure 100 % refund. If cancelled 22 - 7 days prior to departure 50 % refund. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to departure or if you do not show up, we do not refund. Please contact your insurance company for a refund if you provide a medical cancellation notice.

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Price: NOK 3195
Facts
Price
NOK 3195

Driver NOK 3195
Passenger NOK 1595 

Duration and distance

Approximately 8 - 9 hours and 130 km 

Participants

Minimum 2 snowmobiles

Minimum age

8 years 

Degree of difficulty

4 - previous snowmobiling experience recommended

We require from participants that they must understand English or a Scandinavian language.

Period

From February to May

Online booking

call us +47 79 02 61 00
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HURTIGRUTEN SVALBARD AS, P.O. Box 548, N-9171 Longyearbyen
Telephone.: +47 79 02 61 00 | Org.nr 951 251 579
Mail: info@hurtigrutensvalbard.com